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Best Age to Get Braces – Is 25 or 35 Years Old Too Late?

The best age to get braces is between the ages of 10 and 14. However many adults are unhappy with their teeth and getting braces. With age, teeth often become more crowded or crooked. In addition, some problems with bite and alignment become apparent when they begin to cause pain or tooth damage.

Some adults did not grow up in families that could afford high-quality dentistry or orthodontics and thus are interested in straightening their teeth at a later age. Does age affect the success of braces? The answer is complicated. While there is an ideal age for orthodontic work, most adults can successfully straighten their teeth.

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Veneers vs Braces (What is best for you?) 5 EASY FACTS

Veneers vs braces. What is best for you? As far as the integrity of your teeth is concerned, veneers cannot be reversed. Once your enamel is removed for them, it cannot be recovered. Veneers may be inappropriate for some patients. You would be tethered to your dentist forever if you grit your teeth while sleeping and cause them to fall off. Always think about whether the cure will make the condition worse or if it will cause a new problem. Let’s go into more detail.

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Different Parts of Braces – What do They Do?

Your braces may be due for installation. Or, you may have a mouth full of new invaders and the info you got while attending the appointment got lost in all the excitement. Your fixed orthodontic appliances have different parts all doing a specific job. Some may be more evident than others. Your treatment plan will determine what parts are used. Below is a quick read list of the different parts of braces and what they do.

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Can Braces Make Your Teeth Worse? 11 FACTS

Straightening teeth is a dynamic process. Do they make your teeth worse? During alignment, particularly over the first six months, it may appear worse. This is a natural movement. The teeth overlap and change position throughout the duration of treatment. This is all planned by your orthodontist. Read on to find out if braces can make your teeth worse. let’s get cracking.

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Power Chains for Braces (QUICK FACT LIST FOR MOMS)

Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be painful and uncomfortable. If you are using traditional wire and bracket braces, then the treatment time speeds up in many ways. Adhering to the schedule set out by your orthodontist is the main one. Other helping hands come in the form of devices like Power Chains. Power chains do the same job as ‘O’ rings just speedier. In this post, we’ll take you through what power chains for braces are. And how they help complete treatment in less time. Let’s get cracking.

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Sleep Apnea (How Orthodontics Help) | QUICK FACTS FOR MOM

Sleep. We all love it regardless of our age, gender, or nationality. For some though, sleep is not a recharging experience. It is a hellish time. This may be due to a sleep condition called ‘Sleep Apnea.’ It affects 18 million adults in the USA. Not to mention, many children. This condition affects breathing and is disrupting to the sleep cycle. a cycle your body uses to re-energize. This post will show you in quick form the basic facts on sleep apnea and how orthodontics can help. Let’s get going.

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The Importance of Wearing Retainers after Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is an incredibly vital part of feeling and looking your best. Because most people see your smile the first time that they look at you, it is important that you work with an orthodontist to have orthodontic work done at your own convenience. Whether you are the one having the work done or you are taking your child in for braces, the aftercare of orthodontic work is often just as important as going for the work itself. If you avoid the aftercare, you will find that your teeth begin to shift and you need more orthodontic work and braces to correct the situation.

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Nine Side Effects Effects of Braces

Our mouths and jaw and tooth position change dramatically over treatment. You may notice things in your mouth have moved or when you close your mouth your teeth sit differently. This is all normal in the quest for a straight smile. You need not worry about most changes as it is par for the course. In this post, we’ll show you the side effects of braces and what they mean. Let’s get going.

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Gaps in Teeth/Diastema (WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW TO FIX)

Gap teeth are a well-known cosmetic dental issue and can be caused by anything from thumb-sucking to gum disease. It’s possible to address this problem with braces or other orthodontic treatments but is it always necessary? So does having a gap between your teeth mean you need immediate treatment? We discuss that and more below. First, let’s see why diastema occurs.

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Fix a Gummy Smile Easy (7 FACTS FOR MOM)

A gummy smile is an unfortunate genetic trait for some people who are born with it that would need to be quickly fixed by going and seeing an orthodontist. A gummy smile is an excessive gingival display. Check out our blog post on what a gummy smile is and how to treat it. Let’s get going.

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